Simply by becoming a member of the Union of Jewish Women, you will be helping to assist underprivileged persons both within and outside of the Jewish community. Of course, if you’d like to become an active member and assist with one or more of our numerous projects, we would welcome you with open arms. Join us today – the need is overwhelming – the rewards are immeasurable!
In June 2019 13 students graduated from the UJW Sewing Empowerment Programme. After 5 months of intense training and skills development, the students modelled their outfits and showed off a variety of different items. This project continues to impact many lives, by combating poverty through education and empowerment.
The Alexandra Aftercare and Feeding Scheme is a safe haven for many children in Alexandra, but also a place for our own children to grow and learn. Volunteers come in and interact with students of all different ages.
After making sandwiches for Mandela Day, volunteers from Liberty went to deliver 1000 sandwiches to JGPS as well as cup a soup, on behalf of UJW. These excited children had full tummys and were able to take soup home to their families.
Johannesburg – Mandela Day 2017, Bags for new beginnings
UJW Jhb played fairy godmother to over 260 disadvantaged Moms who gave birth at Govt. Hospitals and Clinics on Mandela Day. The Moms received bags laden with goodies such as new blankets, baby grows, vests, beanies, bibs, booties, nappies, toiletries.